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  1. werner5

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    HEY guys my clown is really aggresive towards my 3 stripe damsel and my domino damsel what should i do help please:(
     
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    What clown is it, they are very territorial.
     
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    change the rock structure around (redo the aquascaping) - it helps reduce territorial activity of fish that have already "settled" and stops them from attacking newly introduced fish
     
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    o oky thanx i hope it helps it is a tomato clown
     
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    You always going have problems with a tomato in a small setup.

    Good luck
     
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    yip tomato clowns is heavy territorial.

    move the rocks a bit
     
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    I had the exact same group of fish and the Tomato was always chasing the other two. I put in a few small pieces of rock to create a few extra hiding places and they all calmed down a bit.
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    Just to add, I put a Blue Devil in a while after, and that is one fiesty little fish. Seemed to stand its ground no matter what... lol...
     
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    oky i moved the rocks a bit they calmed down a bit but the tomato just keeps chasing them around
     
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    Try putting the clown in the sump for a while. I swopped mine for percs.
     
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    And he will, it's in his DNA, he is a damsel after all.
     
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    Just out of interest, how long between adding each one to the tank? I think if you added the Tomato first and then a couple weeks later anything else, you will probably always have issues.
     
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    dam that clown bitten a hole in the 3 stripe damsels fin he is a real basterd
     
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    Leave the clown to moer the damsels, they're a pain in the ass :)

    Or put the clown in my tank, my tangs will show him who's boss :)
     
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    Put a mirror against the side of the tank, it may take the clown's mind off battering other fish.
     
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    Funny:lol:
     
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    Put the clown in your sump for a day or two, reaquascape your tank and put him back. It will help, but if he is much bigger than the other fish, he will resume beating them up imho.
     
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    He Is Alot Larger Than The Damsels
     
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